This gallery showcases photographs taken in Southeast Florida when Sea Turtles species are present. Florida’s beaches are very important as nesting habitat for mature females and the waters house a great food source for adults as well as juveniles. Five Sea Turtle species visit Florida: Loggerheads, Greens, Hawksbills, Leatherbacks, and Kemp’s Ridleys, with Leatherbacks and Kemp’s Ridleys being the most rarely seen. Southeast Florida and it’s surrounding Atlantic waters, is a very important habitat for Sea Turtles.

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